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The Further Adventures of a Cat's Christmas---

My six words:
2011, 2011, 2011, 2011 NOT 2010!!!!!

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...and speaking of camping out ...we were, weren't we? [as my cats did over Christmas day...taking turns in the 'tent'], it reminded me of good ol' Dave Barry's humor. To quote him "CAMPING...Nature's way of promoting the hotel industry". I can so agree with this. For decades I've always said, roughing it is getting a hotel/motel room without a reservation. When it comes to camping in the wilderness, I did it as a child...back then, it was fun. Now, I would NOT be a 'happy camper'.

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With most of the Northeast and West and Midwest USA snowed in over the holidays [we're sittin' pretty with cloudy to partly cloudy and temps of low 70s - warmest in the nation], I thought this would bring a bit of giggles your way----

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  1. They look really happy. But I don't think Boom will fit in there. Boom & Gary of The Vermilon River, Canada.

  2. that is the most fantastic toy! Our cat loves his. not nicely in and out as yours are though.
    cute kitties.

  3. Cute kitties with their cube! I with you, my camping days all long over. I wouldn't even care to camp in an RV anymore. Happy New Year!

  4. Hi Anni, Happy New Year to you and your lovely cats..

    its funny to see cats on camping.. my kids love to play camping too.. sometimes in our bedroom.. hahaha

  5. Happy New Year Anni! We have a cube like that for Oliver. Cats do love things like that.
    Love the cartoon!

  6. heee heee heeee, love the cartoon! we've also had soooo much rain, i'm actually wearing a jersey today. with shorts, mind you :)

    and i'm so with you, camping's for anyone, but not for me! i want hot running water and electricity between walls with windows and curtains and definitely a bed! happy new year, anni! now to get used to writing 2011....

  7. So cute. Your cats really love the tent :)

    Thanks for dropping by, Anni...
    Have a happy new year!

  8. Those are adorable cats! Although I have a dog these days, I love cats too, and would love to have a couple of my family wasn't all allergic to them.

  9. Oh, funny, Anni. I used to say "When I grow up, I want to be Dave Barry" which was funny only because I'm older than he is.
    Love the kitty tunnel, and I agree, I wouldn't like camping in a tent. However, Dick and I are discussing the possibility of a camper van, so we can travel with Lindy instead of leaving her behind while we fly away somewhere.
    Happy 2011. (I also have to keep repeating changes of year to myself, especially when writing cheques.)
    -- K

    Kay, Alberta, Canada
    An Unfittie's Guide to Adventurous Travel

  10. I'm usually good at getting the year correct right from the get go...then sometime around May or June...I get it wrong. :)

  11. I love the snow-woman cartoon! The cats are adorable. 2011, 2011, 2011, 2011, 2011 .......

  12. Sorry I'm late! Happy Birthday to your sister!

    And what was your address again? I'm just packing my camera and a bag. I've only alerted 20 or so of my friends to the fact that Jesus has actually made an appearance on your property ....

    Seriously, too cool. More proof that God is the creator and lives in every created thing.

  13. Anonymous1/01/2011

    your cats are so beautiful!!!!
    Happy New Year!

  14. "Here's to the bright New Year, and a fond farewell to the old; here's to the things that are yet to come, and to the memories that we hold."

    Happy New Year dear Anni!! I'm finally visiting again so don't faint! lol I'm hoping that my blogging will be more consistent now that the busy season is over. I have read all of your posts that I missed and I must say, I thoroughly enjoyed the pictures of those homes that are all decorated in that one neighbourhood. Not so good about the traffic jam, though.

    Glad to hear that you and Bud had a lovely Christmas. It was so hectic over here with company but I enjoyed every minute of it:-)

    Your kitties sure seem to love "camping"! hehe Mom has a similar thing for Tiger but he doesn't use it anymore.

    Wishing you and yours all the very best for 2011!! xoxo

  15. Anonymous1/01/2011

    Heheheee! They're hilarious! =)

  16. lovely weekend funnies,

    your six words are funny too.

    good luck, happy 2011.

  17. Hello Ms. Anni so cute.. Ur cat is so adorable.. My cat is just a baby and she is play full too.. Happy new year!!!

  18. I've thought of buying my kitties something like that but exactly 50% of all cat-specific items we buy is a failure. This year, bought them a ball in a bag (fail) and a little kitty blanket made of the same material as our slankets that the cats love (win). Happy 2011 and thanks for playing 6WS!

  19. Nice Six Word posting! Love those cats!